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  • Bluefin Tuna Fishing In PEI

    If you are thinking about going Bluefin tuna fishing in PEI this summer then "PEI Tuna Charters" would be happy to hook you up!

    Tide & Time Tuna Charters in PEI is a Maritime tuna charter business in North Lake, PEI. If you love fishing in any respect you will certainly enjoy this amazing tuna fishing sport. There is nothing like the excitement of battling one of these monsters of the sea.

    North Lake PEI is fast becoming the place to catch Bluefin Tuna!

    Bluefin tuna migrate to Atlantic Canada each year and some of the largest tuna seem to want to stay around the North Lake PEI waters. So if you are onboard a tuna fishing charter boat like the "Tidy & Time" with captain David Sansom, you are sure to catch a big one, often as large as 1000 pounds!

    Giant Bluefin Tuna

    David Sansom is a local tuna fishing captain aboard the Tide & Time tuna fishing charter boat located in Prince Edward Island. David has many years of lobster fishing, crab fishing and tuna fishing experience here in Atlantic Canada. Anyone who has gone out tuna fishing with David Sansom experiences first hand the thrill of catching a large bluefin tuna.

    Every summer and fall in PEI, anglers gather from all parts of the world to come to North Lake PEI to catch giant Bluefin tuna. Giant bluefin tuna fish are one of the most powerful fish in the ocean and are found in most areas of Atlantic Canada, especially off the waters in North Lake PEI area.

    His PEI tuna fishing charter business is well  known for catching 1000 pound Bluefin tuna in PEI only a few miles offshore. Every summer and fall in PEI, anglers gather from all parts of the world to come to North Lake PEI to catch giant Bluefin tuna.

    Giant bluefin tuna fish are one of the most powerful fish in the ocean and are found in most areas of Atlantic Canada, especially off the waters in North Lake PEI area. If you are looking to find out more about catching a giant tuna, contact David to book your PEI tuna fishing adventure today!

    Phone: (902) 393-8690  / Email: info@tideandtimecharters.com

    What Fishing Gear Do I Need?

    Wether you are a tourist, a beginner, or long time big game sport fisherman, PEI tuna charters will provide all the gear that you will need to catch tuna from the fishing rod, tackle, bate, and any other equipment that is required for tuna fishing.

    You don't have to bring anything on board with you, well except maybe a lunch and some water. Dress accordinly tho as you may be gone for hours at a time. Below are a few things we suggest that you allow for:

    • 6-8 hour day
    • A light lunch, snacks, beverages
    • Fishing gear, tackle, bait provided
    • Camera to take pics

    Some tuna range upwards of 800-1100 pounds and take about 2-4 hours to land on average. The secret to landing the big one is to tire them out, while bringing them closer and closer to the boat. Once they ready the boat, David and his crew will gaff the tuna and make sure it lands on board the Tide & Time tuna boat for a weigh in.

    For Tuna Charter Pricing information, please contact David Sansom at (902) 393-8690.

    Charter pricing is group rated for 1 – 6 people and is more affordable if you bring a few friends to split the costs. The tuna fishing charter business in Prince Edward Island runs from July to mid October each year. Now would be the time to book your next PEI tuna fishing charter.

    What To Expect Aboard A Tuna Charter Boat

    There is actually no typical day when you go tuna fishing, so we'd like to explain what you can expect during a day out on the water aboard the "Tide & Time" tuna charter boat.

    Once you and your group are relaxed onboard and the captain has explained the safety procedures, the PEI tuna fishing charter boat will head out of the harbor and eventually bait the hooks and cast fishing lines into the waters off PEI.

    Live bait is kept onboard in "live well tanks" for you to use as this seems to be what the tuna love most. The bait fish is caught on our journey to the tuna fishing grounds so it is as fresh as it can be. You are welcome to join in the fun of catching the bait fish. This is quite often, as much fun as catching tuna. You never know what type of fish you will pull on board. Cod, trout, bass, salmon, and other types of fish have typically been caught while trying to catch the bait fish for the tuna.

    Heading out in to deeper waters now, where the tuna are often located, you should keep a sharp eye out for the tuna jumping out of the water. Looking back you can still see the coast, so while you are in deeper waters, you are not miles from land.

    The tuna can bite at any time, so the captain likes everyone to be on their toes and always be aware of where you are on the boat so that everyone doesn't get in each other's way. Thinking in terms of safety, makes for a better overall experience when tuna fishing.

    Then first thing you know it, the reel is screaming as the line starts peeling off as the tuna takes the bate. The speed at which the tuna travels is hard to believe, often at speeds of 50 km/hr or more.

    Below is a video of David Sansom taking out a group of tuna fishermen catching giant Bliefin tuna in PEI.

     

  • Swimming with a Bluefin Tuna

    Check out Nolan fighting a giant bluefin tuna aboard Tide and Time Tuna Fishing Charters in PEI on September 4, 2013. Nothing like catching a giant Bluefin tuna in PEI!